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Domestic Violence Program


Computer use can be tracked and monitored.

If you feel that you are in immediate danger, call 911 or the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 800.799.SAFE (7233) or 800.787.3224 (TTY).

The Domestic Violence Program provides technical assistance and specialized resources to strengthen courts’ and justice system partners’ responses to domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault.   The Program disseminates information, monitors trends, offers education, and recommends forms, rules, and standards that promote effective response to these cases.

Advisory Committee on Domestic Violence

Protection Orders: Statutes & Rules Reference Chart (April 2019)

Ohio Revised Code


Relevant Cases

Court's Ban on Future Social Media Postings about Relatives Unconstitutional
The Ohio Supreme Court vacated portions of Mercer County civil stalking protection orders that prohibited a man from posting anything on social media about his mother and sister, whom he accused of contributing to the deaths of their husbands.

Board of Professional Conduct Advisory Opinion 96-005 (Advice provided under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, which was superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009)

Attorney General's Opinion No. 2017-031

Contact Information

Domestic Violence Program
Supreme Court of Ohio
65 South Front Street, 6th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215-3431

Policy Counsel:
Anne Murray, Esq.

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